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Schools Resume Normal Schedule

Per Superintendent John Strycker, all Butler County Schools will be open on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.  We look forward to your return to school/work.   Have a safe evening.

School Closure

All Butler County Schools will be closed on Monday, September 11, 2017 due the threat of severe weather associated with Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irma.  Additional notifications will be provided on Monday regarding when classes will resume.

BCSS June ACT Cram Session

The Butler County School System June ACT Cram Session will be held June 6th & 7th at Greenville High Library. Math & Science session will be on June 6th from 9 AM to 12 PM. Reading & English will be held on June 7th from 9 AM to 12 PM. You MUST register to attend by clicking on the link below.

June ACT Cram Session Registration

Butler County Career Academy Open House BCCA Open House Flyer

The Butler County Career Academy Open House will be held on May 11, 2017 at 5:00 pm at the Greenville High School Cafeteria. Students who are planning to take any Career Tech Courses for the 2017-2018 school year must attend.

BCSS Parent Surveys parent survey

In an effort to improve our educational practices and to be in compliance with Federal requirements, students will be bringing home surveys for parents to complete. The surveys are required by the State Department of Education. Parents are required to complete two surveys. The two surveys that parents are required to complete may be submitted online or on paper.

Butler County Schools Closed Due to Severe Weather Threat - April 5, 2017

All Butler County Schools will be closed on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 due to the threat of severe weather. 

2017-2018 Bright Beginnings Registration bright beginnings logo

Bright Beginnings registration for the upcoming 2017-2018 year has now been changed to an online registration process.  All applications on file now have to be registered into this new system in order to be included in the random drawing for each Bright Beginnings site. Click the link below for online registration and enter the correct site code for either Greenville, Georgiana, or McKenzie.

Greenville Bright Beginnings 884296
Georgiana School 884305
McKenzie School 884314

 

Bright Beginnings Pre-Registration Form in English

Bright Beginnings Pre-Registration Form in Spanish

National School Lunch Week school lunch

Butler County Schools will celebrate National School Lunch Week October 12th-14th. We would like to invite our community leaders, police officers, firefighters, and parents to join us for lunch at any of our BCSS schools during this week.

ACT Cram Session ACT Cram Session

BCSS will be offering an ACT Cram Session on Saturday, October 8, 2016. The cost of the class is $25. Please register by clicking the link below. 

ACT Cram Session Registration

BCSS Fall Break

Butler County School System's Fall Break will be October 10th and a teacher inservice is scheduled for October 11th.  The BCSS Annual Report/Calendar has incorrect dates for the break.  

BCSS Teacher Recruitment Fairs BCSS logo

Are YOU who we're looking for?

The Butler County School System is looking for bright, motivated, and dedicated teachers who are prepared to provide inspirational leadership to children in their classroom and to raise achievement levels for every student.

The system will hold several on-site recruiting fairs beginning in March. Applicants will be able to interview with multiple administrators in one day for current or anticipated openings for the 2017-2018 school year. Click the link below for more information and to schedule an interview.

2017 Teacher Recruitment Fairs

Superintendent Vacancy

SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

The Butler County Board of Education in Greenville, Alabama is seeking to identify the highly qualified candidate for the position of superintendent. 

Dr. Strycker's Weekly Update strycker

 

Follow the link below for Dr. Strycker's September 22, 2017 weekly update.

 

Superintendent's Weekly Update

Smartwatches Added to Digital Device Policy no electronic device

Parents and students please be aware that smartwatches have been added to the Digital Device policy for students.  Smartwatches are not allowed during testing.

 

USE OF A DIGITAL DEVICE DURING THE ADMINISTRATION OF A SECURE TEST 
Student Policy 
The possession of a digital device (including but not limited to cell phones, smartwatches, MP3 players, cameras, or other telecommunication devices capable of capturing and relaying information) is strictly prohibited during the administration of a secure test. If a student is observed in possession of a digital device during the administration of a secure test, the device will be confiscated. If a student is observed using a digital device during the administration of a secure test, testing for the student will cease, the device will be confiscated and is subject to search, the student will be dismissed from testing, and the student's test will be invalidated. 

College & Career Fair College & Career Flyer

Seniors & Parents, a College & Career Fair will be held Friday, September 8, 2017 at the LBWCC Campus in Greenville. Please see below for the scheduled times for schools to attend.

Seniors & Parents Browse Schedule

9:15 to 10:00 am – Greenville High School
10:00 to 10:45 am – Georgiana School
10:45 to 11:30 am – McKenzie High School

ACT Cram Session ACT

BCSS will be offering an ACT Cram Session on Saturday, January 28, 2017. The cost of the class $25.00. The session will be held at the Butler County Board of Education Central Office in the Conference room. Please register by clicking the link below.

 

Registration Form

Institute Schedule August 4, 2017 BCSS Logo

The Butler County School System Institute will be held on August 4, 2017 at Greenville High School. Registration will begin at 9:30 am. Please read Dr. Strycker's welcome back message to all Butler County School System staff for more information.

 

Dr. Strycker's Welcome Back Message to All Staff

BCSS Budget Hearings

The Butler County Board of Education will conduct a special called meeting and first budget hearing for FY 2018 on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Central Office Boardroom located at 949 Oglesby Street in Greenville, Alabama.  The public is encouraged to attend.

FY18 BCSS Budget Presentation

Student School Culture Survey

Students please click the link below to complete a survey on your school's culture.  Choose your current school as you begin the survey.

 

2017-2018 Student School Culture Pre-Survey

Butler County Board of Education August/September 2017 Meeting Schedule

The Butler County Board of Education meeting schedule for August and September is listed below by clicking read more.  The meetings will be held at the Central Office Boardroom located at 949 Oglesby Street in Greenville, Alabama.  The public is encouraged to attend. 

Bright Beginnings Pre-K Openings Available Bright Beginnings

Butler County School System’s Bright Beginnings Preschool Program still has openings for new students at the Greenville and Georgiana School sites. This is a nationally recognized, tuition free preschool program for children who are four years old by September 1.  Interested parents/guardians may contact Mrs. Catherine Tanner at 334-382-2665, ext. 1208 or by e-mail to obtain an application or additional information.

FY 2015-2016 Accountability Reports

As required by Alabama Act 95-313, the Butler County Board of Education is making Fiscal Year 2015-2016 accountability reports available to the media, parent organizations and legislators.

 

 

 

2017-2018 School Supply Lists supply lists

Supply lists for the 2017-2018 school year are now available at the link below.

2017-2018 Supply Lists

Flu Information for Parents

Alabama Department of Public Health has provided a helpful flu flyer for parents. Please follow the link below to view the important information.

 

ADPH Influenza Flyer

Dr. Strycker's Parent Letter Welcoming Students Back BCSS Logo

Follow the link below for Dr. Strycker's welcome back letter to parents and guardians of the Butler County School System.

 

Welcome Back Letter for Parents & Students 

McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act

According the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C.§11435 et seq), homelessness is defined as a child or youth who lack fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence.  This means that children or youth could be living in home situations such as shared housing with other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardships of parents/guardians, or similar reasons; living in an emergency or transitional shelter (domestic violence, emergency, or transitional housing unit); living in a car, park, abandoned building, public building, substandard housing (lack of running water, heat, electricity), bus or train station, or a similar setting; student seeking enrollment without an accompanying parent but not in foster care; migrant student and/or living in conditions described in previous examples; or the student has run away from home, abandoned, or kicked out. 

If you are the legal parent, guardian, foster parent, or caretaker of a preK – 12th grade student enrolled in Butler County School System that is experiencing homelessness, click the link below.  Students that are experiencing homelessness are also strongly encouraged to complete the questionnaire by clicking the link below.  Help is just a click away!

BCSS Homeless Assistance Questionnaire

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